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slur over


Definitions from WordNet

Verb slur over has 1 sense
  1. gloss over, skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp over - treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    --1 is one way to treat, handle, do by
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody

Definitions from the Web

Slur Over


Slur Over is a multi-purpose phrasal verb with different senses and usages. It can be used in various contexts to convey disparate meanings.

Possible Senses:

  • Transitive verb: To quickly or carelessly pass over or mention something without giving it proper attention.
  • Transitive verb: To perform a musical phrase with a smooth, gliding motion, often used in jazz or legato playing.
  • Intransitive verb: To mumble or speak unclearly, making the words difficult to understand.
  • Noun: An act or instance of overlooking or dismissing something, a disregard or neglect.

Sample Sentences:

  • 1. She slurred over the details of the incident, avoiding the unpleasant facts.
    (Part of speech: Transitive verb)
  • 2. The pianist skillfully slurred over the notes, creating a beautiful melodic flow.
    (Part of speech: Transitive verb)
  • 3. Due to his tiredness, his speech started to slur over time, making it difficult to understand him.
    (Part of speech: Intransitive verb)
  • 4. The professor's slur over the importance of research disappointed the students.
    (Part of speech: Noun)

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